March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Golisano grand opening April 1 to be a community celebration

America’s newest children’s hospital, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, is opening its doors in Fort Myers and is hosting a grand opening on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Wildlife sanctuary offers free open house   The public is invited to the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary’s Annual Community Appreciation Day open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26. Admission is free.  More...

Special Sections

Business News

These five fatal illnesses will kill your online marketing

Aaargh! Gasp! Wheeze! Do you hear that? It’s the sound of your website dying. How could that be, you wonder. You put a lot of work into it, dropped a lot of cash. And still you’re not getting the results you expected. More...

Learn how to go mobile with marketing, advertising

The Office of Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs at Florida Gulf Coast University hosts a professional development series, “Creating Your Mobile App and Generating Sales on Mobile,” at the Cohen Center on the FGCU campus. More...

Clouds of disruption are on horizon for Treasury Bond Market

MONEY & INVESTING

There has been lots of news lately to move the Treasury Bond Market. Two Fed moves in three months. A new president and his policies. A resurging U.S. economy. Turmoil in Europe. One would think that bond prices would be bouncing all over the place. More...

Eighth GoldenFest highlights rescue whose mission is saving dogs

Hundreds of happy families and smiling dogs will be on hand to celebrate all things golden at GoldenFest VIII on March 26 at the Shell Factory & Nature Park. More...

Ten different scholarships offered by Uncommon Friends

The deadline to submit completed scholarship application packets for Uncommon Friends Foundation’s scholarships is April 1. More...

Lecture on islands, film on seeds set for ‘Ding’ Darling refuge

Denege Patterson, an archaeology tour guide from the Randell Research Center of Pineland, introduces 24 of the 90-some islands that share Pine Island Sound with Sanibel and Captiva islands in her book “A Tour of the Islands of Pine Island Sound More...

Real Estate News

House hunting:

4239 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte

Beautifully custom built two-story home with a total of 5,342 square feet. This is a three, possible four bedroom; however, the possible fourth room does not have a closet but has access to one just outside room. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

PORTRAYING THE BIGOT

Actors who play tough roles say sensitivity is the key to being true to the play and to themselves

“BEST OF ENEMIES,” WHICH PLAYED AT FLORida Repertory Theatre a few months ago, opens with a grand Cyclops addressing his fellow Klansmen, gleefully talking about how Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed. More...

Hermitage beach event highlights ‘Story Telling Now and in the Future’

“Two thousand years ago when Calusa tribe members sat at sunset listening to stories on Manasota Beach, they could not have imagined how we tell tales today,” said Patricia Caswell, program director and co-founder of The Hermitage Artist More...

GIVING BRIEFS

C.A.R.E. holds dart tourney   More...